Learn Spanish in Jaco Beach (Fun Choice)
Jaco Beach, Costa Rica
- School Type: Fun Choice
- Language Taught: Spanish
- Spanish Program Quality:
- Homestay Interaction:
Very Little Interaction
- Homestay Comforts:
- School Organized Activities:
Learning Spanish abroad in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica is one of many language immersion programs offered by AmeriSpan. Known as the Switzerland of Central America, Costa Rica has an abundance of natural beauty and is populated by a friendly, well-educated people. Costa Rica has obtained the highest standard of living in Central America by embracing democracy and disbanding its army. This small country is a paradise for nature lovers with national parks, jungles, volcanoes, beaches, and more water per square mile than any other country in the world, excluding New Zealand. However, the small pre-Colombian indigenous population was wiped out by diseases brought to the new world by the conquistadors.
Learn Spanish Language in Costa Rica:
Long known as the surf capital of Costa Rica, Jaco is an active beach town, attracting both foreigners and Ticos alike. Jaco's proximity as the closest real beach town to San Jose makes it an extremely popular weekend destination for residents from the capital region. In addition to fantastic surf conditions, Jaco offers endless opportunities for water sports and other outdoor activities, as well as a bustling nightlife.
Jaco Beach Spanish School Facilities:
The school is centrally located in a quiet neighborhood, just a short walk from the beach. The lovely, comfortable building offers high ceilings, a lush garden and mountain and sunset views. Capacity is 30 students/day.
What We Like:
- Maximum 6 students in group
- Proximity to beaches
- Small program with intimate atmosphere and personal attention
What We Don't Like:
- No homestays
- Many tourists in Jaco
Students are mostly from the US and Europe, with average ages between 18 and 35.
Past Participants Who Studied Spanish in Jaco Beach
Carol W.: I got to hear a lot of Spanish and was put in a situation where I felt comfortable using my Spanish. I would definitely go back to this program in Jaco. I appreciated the teachers and their focus.
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